Testimonials

 

“Allison is the embodiment of a client-centered attorney. As I worked with her, I witnessed firsthand how she goes beyond advocating for her client’s immediate case, listening to learn and understand how and why they are at their particular place. Allison’s passion and dedication to her clients is truly inspiring to an aspiring attorney, but she is also an exceptional boss who listens to and values her law clerks. She is genuinely interested in her clerks’ perspectives because she knows that a diversity of perspectives will help her better serve her clients.”

 

– Christina Everling, Law Clerk

 

“I hired Allison for some advice on a professional responsibility issue, and I’m so glad I did. It may be the best money I ever spent, because peace of mind is priceless. Her practice combines extensive expertise, great communication and genuine concern. I wish I’d reached out to her the first day the problem came up; it would have saved me a lot of handwringing. I’m so thankful that I knew about Allison’s practice. I recommend this attorney without hesitation.”

 

– Christina Papavasiliou, Trial Attorney

 

“While working with Allison, I was able to see first-hand her client-first approach in every aspect of her work. Allison cares for her clients beyond their singular legal issues and instead focuses on their entire well being. She is uniquely able to ensure their issues are not only handled appropriately but that the clients themselves are heard and valued as individuals.”

 

– Andrew Vinegar, Law Clerk

 

“Working with Allison was always a well-engineered balance of an encouraging environment to foster inventive solutions and the reliable professionalism needed to ensure the best results for clients in the legal field. Her practice at Legal Ethics Consulting was effectively and efficiently conducted, and she maintained a consistent line of communication to all of her clerks. Administrative matters were well-handled, and her demeanor in the workplace made me feel like a valued colleague.”

 

– Declan Cleary , Law Clerk

 

 

“Allison guided me through a difficult situation. She is knowledgeable and professional in all aspects of her representation. I highly recommend Allison for her expertise inthe area of professional responsibility.”

 

– Erin Matlin, Lawyer

 

“I had the opportunity to work for Allison as a law clerk this past year. Allison goes above and beyond being just a boss and acts as a true mentor towards legal interns. During our meetings she gave invaluable feedback and help, particularly with writing skills. She is very invested in the people who work for her and takes the time to help people improve their legal skills. Working at Legal Ethics Consulting can provide students with a unique experience that lends itself to all areas of the law as well as providing a skill set many others do not have.”

 

-Vinal Patel, Legal Fellow

 

“Allison is an excellent speaker and very knowledgeable aboutethics issues for attorneys, law firms, and legal departments. She is well organized and able to convey points in an effective yetinteresting manner. I recommend her if your firm or company isseeing a speaker on ethics.”

-Salim Hasan, Patent Attorney

 

“Allison Wood truly is a Lawyer for Lawyers. She was extremely professional, calm, and helped me through the entire process. Allison gets good results and was able to get me an outstanding conclusion way sooner than I expected. I highly recommend her to anyone seeking ethics counsel.”

-J.D.

“I had the pleasure of working with Allison as her marketing intern. Allison’s passion for her work is undeniable. Her enthusiasm is contagious and serves as an excellent motivator. She was always positive and professional. She communicated her goals effectively and strove for efficiency by offering relevant, helpful feedback. Allison’s determination will surely contribute to her success. Overall, my experience working with Allison was well-rounded and worthwhile.”

 

–  Priscilla Gil, Marketing Intern

 

“My students at NIU College of Law were amazed by Allison’s presentation regarding IL Character and Fitness. She was informative, dynamic, and made the presentation interactive. The students were even discussing the topic long after the bell rang. I will certainly invite her back!”

-Sheila Maloney, Administrative Law Judge and Mediator

 

 “Allison took the time to review my case before our first meeting. She came ready with a plan and poignant questions. Beyond that, she displayed a mastery of the subject matter and ability to synthesize information to form creative solutions. I cannot recommend Allison highly enough for any situation involving ethics associated with the legal profession.”

-Joe Dusek, Faculty at Triton College

 

“Allison provided expert witness services for my law firm, and I was very pleased with the results. Allison is intelligent, professional and organized. She is extremely knowledgeable regarding all aspects of legal ethics, and is clearly passionate about her work. I would highly recommend her in the future for any legal ethics situation or question which may arise.”

 

-David A. Dobson, Johnstone & Gabhart, LLP

 

I greatly enjoyed Allison’s insightful and informative presentation on Legal Ethics. Allison brought a unique perspective to the topic of legal ethics having worked as a practicing attorney, Hearing Board Chair and Litigation Counsel with the Illinois Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission (“ARDC”). The presentation was well researched and chocked full of useful case citations presented in a creative and engaging style that held the interest of all the participants. Allison’s mastery of the subject matter was clear throughout the presentation as she drew upon a deep reservoir of real world experiences as examples and cautionary tales to underscore her points. She will be my “go to” person on any issues that arise involving legal ethics.”                                                                                          

                                                                                       

-Kevin Lee, Partner at Greene & Letts 

                 

 

“I’ve had the privilege of getting to know Allison and collaborate with her through several social media outlets. Allison has a passion for helping others; I have found her to be an exceptional professional, she is extremely intelligent, knows the law and has that special quality that professionals need to earn and maintain trust at the highest level.

Oscar Marroquin, CPCU, Marroquin Insurance Group 

 

“It was a pleasure to work with Allison. She is a sharp attorney who is mindful of what is in the client’s best interest. Allison has a keen ear and a good sense of the law. She accepts challenges with ease. I found her to be a great “go to” person as well.”

-Helen Bloch, Principal, Law Offices of Helen Bloch, P.C.

 

“I am familiar with Allison’s work not only when she worked as a public defender, but also in private practice, with the Attorney Registration and Disciplinary Commission, and as an instructor in the Intensive Trial Practice Program at the University of Chicago Law School. She is the consummate professional, always prepared and highly competent.”

-Randolph N. Stone, Clinical Professor of Law, the University of Chicago

 

 

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